Emirimu mingi gikoseddwa olw’obukwakkulizo obwenjawulo obuzze bussibwawo okugezaako okuziyiza okusaasaana kw’ekirwadde kya Covid-19. Olw’embeera eno, kyafuukira ddala kizibu okutegeka enkiiko mu buntu ez’abaguzi, abakozi wamu n’abo abaleeta ebintu ebikozesebwa. N’olwekyo, abasuubuzi bateekeddwa okuyiga engeri empya mwe basobola okuyita okutegeka enkiiko kibayambe okusigala nga bakwatagana bo ng’ab’omunda (abakozi) ko n’ab’ebweru (abaguzi, abaleeta ebikozesebwa n’abalala).

Omukutu gwa Covid-19 Business Info Hub gw’ayogerako ne Johanes Mager ng’ono y’akiikirira ekibiina ky’eggwanga lya Buyonaani ekivunaanyizibwa ku nkolagana n’amawanga amalala ki Germany Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) mu by’emitimbagano e Kampala okusobola okutegeera obukodyo bw’omutimbagano abasuubuzi bwe bayinza okussa mu nkola.

Waliwo bukodyo ki obuyinza okukozesebwa ku mutimbagano?

Waliwo engeri bbiri omuntu z’ayinza okutunuulira; esooka yey’okwogerezeganya mu maloboozi gokka ate ey’okubiri yo omuntu aba asobola okuwulira amaloboozi ng’eno alaba n’ebifaananyi.

Okwogerezeganya mu maloboozi ye ngeri esinga okubeera ng’ekozesebwa mu kuteekateeka enkiiko z’okumutimbagano ate ku luuyi olulala enkola erimu okulaga ebifaananyi yo omuntu abeera yeetaaga ekyuma ki kalimagezi (computer) oba essimu esobola okugenda ku mutimbagano (smart phone)

Olukangaga luno wammanga lukuwa engeri ez’enjawulo eziriwo ku katale mu kiseera kino.

Which online tools should I consider using to communicate with customers and suppliers during COVID-19?

Many businesses have been affected by various restrictions put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19, and as a result, meetings with clients, employees, and suppliers have become difficult to hold physically. Instead, businesses will have to adopt new ways of effectively “meeting” and keeping in touch – both internally (employees) and externally (clients, suppliers, etc.).

The COVID-19 Business Info Hub spoke to Johannes Mager, Digital Ambassador for the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Kampala, to understand which online tools business owners should consider implementing.

What online meeting tools are available?

 There are two categories to consider: audio conferencing and video conferencing. Audio conferencing is the most widely accessible version of hosting an online meeting, while video conferencing allows internet users to connect via audio and video from a personal computer or smartphone. The below table offers information on a number of options available in the market: